• Urban Poverty and Climate Change: Life in the slums of Asia, Africa and Latin America book cover

    Urban Poverty and Climate Change

    Life in the slums of Asia, Africa and Latin America, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manoj Roy, Sally Cawood, Michaela Hordijk, David Hulme

    This book deepens the understanding of the broader processes that shape and mediate the responses to climate change of poor urban households and communities in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Representing an important contribution to the evolution of more effective pro-poor climate change policies…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • The Governance of Sustainable Rural Renewal: A comparative global perspective book cover

    The Governance of Sustainable Rural Renewal

    A comparative global perspective, 1st Edition

    By Rory Shand

    This book examines examples of rural regeneration projects through the public administration lens, analysing how governance arrangements in rural settings work. In particular, the author focusses on the role of communities, business and tiers of governance (local, regional, national, and supra…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Strategies for Rapid Climate Mitigation: Wartime mobilisation as a model for action? book cover

    Strategies for Rapid Climate Mitigation

    Wartime mobilisation as a model for action?, 1st Edition

    By Laurence L Delina

    To keep the global average temperature from rising further than 2°C, emissions must peak soon and then fall steeply. This book examines how such rapid mitigation can proceed – in the scale and speed required for effective climate action – using an analogy provided by the mobilisation for a war that…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Emergent Possibilities for Global Sustainability: Intersections of race, class and gender book cover

    Emergent Possibilities for Global Sustainability

    Intersections of race, class and gender, 1st Edition

    Edited by Phoebe Godfrey, Denise Torres

    It must be acknowledged that any solutions to anthropogenic Global Climate Change (GCC) are interdependent and ultimately inseparable from both its causes and consequences. As a result, limited analyses must be abandoned in favour of intersectional theories and practices. Emergent Possibilities for…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Globality since 1945: Assembling the Planet book cover

    The Politics of Globality since 1945

    Assembling the Planet, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rens van Munster, Casper Sylvest

    This timely, comprehensive and interdisciplinary volume advances an original argument about the complex roots and multiple politics of globality. It shows that technological innovations and decisive developments since 1945 – from the nuclear revolution to anthropogenic climate change and debates…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Institutional Capacity for Climate Change Response: A New Approach to Climate Politics book cover

    Institutional Capacity for Climate Change Response

    A New Approach to Climate Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Theresa Birgitta Brønnum Scavenius, Steve Rayner

    In a period of rapid climate change and climate governance failures, it is crucial to understand and address how effectively different political institutions can and should react to climate change. The term 'institutional response capacity' can be defined as a measurement for how effective…

    Hardback – 2017-12-27
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Manufactured Gas Plant Remediation: A Case Study book cover

    Manufactured Gas Plant Remediation

    A Case Study, 1st Edition

    By Allen W. Hatheway, Thomas B. Speight

    The assessment, remediation, and redevelopment of manufactured gas plant (MGP) sites pose a significant technical and financial challenge to successor property owners, including municipalities and other public entities undertaking brownfields revitalization, and to their consulting environmental…

    Hardback – 2017-12-26
    CRC Press

  • Domestic Environmental Labour: An Ecofeminist Perspective on Making Homes Greener book cover

    Domestic Environmental Labour

    An Ecofeminist Perspective on Making Homes Greener, 1st Edition

    By Carol Farbotko

    This book addresses the question of domestic environmental labour from an ecofeminist perspective. A work of cultural geography, it explores the proposition that the practice and politics of domestic labour being undertaken in the name of ‘the environment’ needs to be better recognized, understood…

    Hardback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Understanding Sustainable Development book cover

    Understanding Sustainable Development

    3rd Edition

    By John Blewitt

    A truly comprehensive introduction to the topic, Understanding Sustainable Development is designed to give students on a wide range of courses an appreciation of the key concepts and theories of sustainable development. Fully updated, the third edition includes detailed coverage of the Sustainable…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability: Floods and slum life in Indonesia book cover

    Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability

    Floods and slum life in Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Roanne van Voorst

    Different people handle risk in different ways. The current lack of understanding about this heterogeneity in risk behaviour makes it difficult to intervene effectively in risk-prone communities. Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability offers a unique insight in the everyday life of a group of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • China's Water Pollution Problems book cover

    China's Water Pollution Problems

    1st Edition

    By Claudio O. Delang

    Water pollution is one of the most serious problems plaguing China today with millions of citizens drinking water unfit for consumption. These abysmal conditions have fuelled increasing social discontent, as people become more concerned by the need to address the pressing issues of water pollution,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • China's Air Pollution Problems book cover

    China's Air Pollution Problems

    1st Edition

    By Claudio O. Delang

    China’s rapid industrialisation has led to "an air pollution catastrophe". Concerted efforts to achieve economic growth have led to veiled skies of toxic air and created health and morbidity problems as well as tremendous environmental degradation. China’s Air Pollution Problems provides an…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

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